Once the ‘honeymoon period’ is over after WLS and sometimes before, when we mistakenly believe full-on, insatiable physical hunger returns, we have to ask ourselves is this real ‘physical’ hunger or something else at play? I think the key to understanding this can be demonstrated in the checklist below.
Emotional or head hunger can be so easily confused with the physical kind. The key for me is often that it comes on suddenly and is very food specific (usually junk type foods) – it might well be different for you. Recognising the difference between the two gives you the power to deal with it. Do you recognise any symptoms? Tomorrow I’ll post a simple recipe that helps me deal with it ….